<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Tech News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/tech http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.com en-us Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:00:33 -0700 Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:00:33 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Apple to Unveil New Products ]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:35:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/2014-08-28-apple-invitation-thumbnail.jpg
Apple has made it official: The next gadget event will be September 9th. The Cupertino company sent out official invitations to the press Thursday morning, with a date (September 9th), time, and place...

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<![CDATA[Supersonic "Bullet Sub" Proposed]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:44:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/generic+periscope+submarine+generic.jpg
Amazon is buying video game streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to expand its presence in gaming. As video gaming grows into an online spectator sport, gameplay video feeds...

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<![CDATA[HP Recalls Computer Power Cords for Burn Hazard]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:31:11 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/20140826+PowerCord.jpg
Hewlett-Packard is recalling almost 5.6 million power cords in the U.S. for notebook computers because they can overheat and catch fire. Two people have reported they suffered burns and 13 people...]]>
<![CDATA[Scammers Use 'Caller ID Spoofing' to Pose as Officials]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:40:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tlmd_police_generic_police_tape_police_lights_fishtown_722x406_2202385257.jpg
A San Diego man died fighting for the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) over the weekend, NBC News reported Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Apple Rolls out iPhone Battery Replacement Program]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:40:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/tlmd_iphone_5_nuevo_12.jpg
Animal Services authorities rescued 31 horses, three llamas, four miniature cattle, five geese and one dog from a San Diego County property over the weekend.

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<![CDATA[Quake Reaction: Tweets From People Near the Epicenter]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:04:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/04-18-2014-quake.jpg
People react on Twitter to the 6.0-magnitude quake that hit near Vallejo, California.]]>
<![CDATA[Women Make Up Nearly Half of Video Game Players: Report]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:02:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/192*120/gamer3.jpg
California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.

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<![CDATA[Ballmer Leaves Microsoft Board]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:58:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/216*120/Steve+Ballmer+Clips+1.JPG
The sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is complete, NBA officials said Tuesday after months of legal battles involving long-time Clippers owner Donald Sterling and his wife. In a...]]>
<![CDATA[Google's IPO 10 Years Later]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:17:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tlmd_637019_google.jpg
Silicon Valley marks a decade since Google's IPO]]>
<![CDATA[High-Tech Tattoo Could Power Smartphone -- Eventually]]> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 09:30:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Sweat+Power+tattoo.jpg
Crowds gathered on the beach in New Jersey on Thursday when a pod of dolphins was seen jumping through the waves not too far from shore.

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<![CDATA[Apple Honors Robin Williams on its Website]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:56:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/08132014-ROBIN-WILLIAMS-APPLE.jpg
Robin Williams brought joy to many — even a gorilla. The actor apparently formed such a special bond with one gorilla that she is said to be mourning the loss of her friend.]]>
<![CDATA[Apple's "Spaceship" Headquarters Taking Shape]]> Sat, 09 Aug 2014 11:47:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/08082014-apple-campus.jpg
Apple's new Cupertino headquarters is starting to take shape. The progress can be seen in an image posted on the City of Cupertino's website recently. The outline of the so-called "spaceship" is...

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<![CDATA[Super Moon, Perseids to Light Up Sky Sunday]]> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 15:07:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/super+moon+san+diego+.jpg
The biggest and brightest full moon of the year will light up the sky. Coincidentally, the annual Perseid meteor shower is set to peak also on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Experts Weigh in On Russian Hacking Heist]]> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:56:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/0806passwords.jpg
A group of Russian hackers has reportedly stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in what’s being described as the largest cyber-crime in history and this could mean your online information is...

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<![CDATA[Back-to-School Gadgets Part II]]> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 08:38:01 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/scientific-calculators-0806.jpg
A look at back-to-school tech gadgets that will help make the transition from summer to school easier the help of " Digital Answerman:" Jim Barry.]]>
<![CDATA[Back-to-School Gadgets Part I]]> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 08:34:19 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/gadget-guest-0806.jpg
School starts for a lot of students in the coming weeks and so we are showing you the back-to-school tech gadgets that will help make the transition easier and fun and we'll do it in 60 seconds with the help of...]]>
<![CDATA[Mars Rover Opportunity Sets Distance Record]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:29:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/169*120/PIA18404_Opportunity_Traverse_25mile_br.jpg
The flying saucers of science fiction movies might be the shape of things to come for future Mars missions that are expected to involve larger payloads that today's landing vehicles are not equipped to

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<![CDATA[OKCupid Dating Web Site Says it Lied to Users]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:36:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/dating_generic2.jpg
Three months after a 9-month-old boy died after being left in his father's SUV, the Santa Clara County District Attorney ruled on Monday that the dad will not be charged with the baby's death. The father...

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<![CDATA[Locals Tap Into New Online Economy]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:19:11 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Computer-generic-home-afric.jpg
Would you let a complete stranger sleep on your couch? How about drive your car? Well, with sharing economy, it can all happen with just a simple click of a button. NBC 7's Danya Bacchus explains.

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<![CDATA[App Aims to Save Cardiac Arrest Victims]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:50:19 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/199*120/pulsepoint+app.JPG
Passersby were hit by a car Saturday evening while the annual Comic-Con Zombie Walk took over downtown San Diego, the San Diego Police Department confirmed, and the whole incident was caught on cell phone video....]]>
<![CDATA[Uber Driver Arrested After Assault]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:31:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/police-lights-night-shutterstock_54084688.jpg
Taxi drivers in London, Barcelona, Rio De Janeiro and Washingon, D.C., took to the streets in recent months to protest Uber, a cab-hailing service which allows people to summon rides with a smartphone app.

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<![CDATA[PD Tracks Burglars Through App]]> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 08:52:39 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/La-Mesa-police-badge.jpg
When a La Mesa man was awakened by burglars in his home, he called 911. The police officers who arrived didn't catch the suspects from the air or the ground but through a common app on many smartphones. ]]>
<![CDATA[Celeb Tweets You Missed from Comic-Con ]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:47:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/CCClarkDuke.jpg
It wasn't just the fans showing all the excitement of Comic Con over social media.

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<![CDATA[The Truth Behind Hidden Contracts]]> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:10:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/WomanComputerPic_1200x675_300608067571.jpg
It’s a contract few people read but nearly everyone has agreed to: the contract that often accompanies websites, service upgrades and downloads.

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<![CDATA[Tech Companies Announce Plan to Defeat Patent Trolls]]> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 06:09:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/Patent.jpg
The government has been deemed too slow in dealing with patent trolls -- those who buy obscure patents and then use them to sue giant mega-corporations -- so the corporations are banding together to outflank the...]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-Twitter Employee Sues For Age Discrimination ]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:12:23 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/twitter_passwords.jpg
Peter Taylor, 57, is a former Twitter employee who sued the company last week alleging that the firm let him go in September and replaced him with a host of 20- and 30-somethings.]]>
<![CDATA[New Bed Designed to Help Premature Babies]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 07:49:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/premature-birth-lifestart-b.jpg
A premature baby was resuscitated in San Diego last week using a new, specialized bed designed just for preemies.

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<![CDATA[Phone Chargers and Adapters Recalled]]> Sat, 12 Jul 2014 14:41:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/recall33.jpg
Two recalls have been issued for chargers that can overheat phones, causing a burn hazard, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

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<![CDATA[Kardashian Game Propels App Company]]> Sat, 12 Jul 2014 12:26:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/KK11.jpg
The app-maker, Glu Mobile is the publisher of "Kim Kardashian: Hollywood," a free-to-play game from Apple's App Store is enjoying a wave of success after its stock shares jumped 42 percent in recent...

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<![CDATA[Uber: What to Know About Car Service App]]> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 08:42:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/451565438.jpg
Summoning a driver at a push of a smartphone button is a lot easier than trying to hail a cab during rush hour, which may explain why Uber, a ride-sharing app that connects passengers and car services...

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<![CDATA[Google CEO Larry Page Advocates for Shorter Work Weeks]]> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 06:12:56 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/LarryPage1.jpg
Google CEO has an easy and simple solution to unemployment: working less.

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<![CDATA[DropCam Offers Inexpensive Home Security System]]> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 07:10:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Drop-Cam-San-Diego-Duffy.jpg
The high quality, plug and play web-based cloud camera can be controlled and monitored from anywhere in the world.

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<![CDATA[30 Md. Cab Companies Suing Uber]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:40:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Uber-Council-102313.jpg
More than 30 Maryland cab companies are suing Uber, saying the company is hampering their ability to do business. The lawsuit was filed Thursday in Baltimore Circuit Court, reported the Baltimore

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<![CDATA[Intel Stops Buying Chip Supplies From War-Torn Africa ]]> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 07:38:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/intel+image.jpg
Intel says it will stop buying "conflict minerals" -- gold, tin, tantalum, and tungsten -- to use in its computer chips from "rebel groups and militias" that commit human-rights abuses.]]>
<![CDATA[App Lets You Tour Apartments In 3D]]> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 07:36:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/07-03-2014-3d-apts.jpg
Apartment List now lets you tour apartments from your smartphone.

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